Army to start law college at Kanhe on old Pune-Mumbai highway
The college will be run under the aegis of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) with its headquarters at New Delhi which is already running 11 professional colleges along with 137 Army Public Schools with an aim to provide quality education at affordable cost.pune Updated: Jan 30, 2018 14:37 IST
The country’s largest headquarters Southern Command has taken a new initiative to open an Army Law College at Kanhe on Old Pune – Mumbai highway to commence BBA LLB ‘Five Years Integrated Course’ under the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) from the academic year 2018-19. Approval for the college, with an annual intake of 60 students with hostel facilities, is under consideration with the Government of Maharashtra, SPPU and Bar Council of India.
The college will be run under the aegis of the Army Welfare Education Society (AWES) with its headquarters at New Delhi which is already running 11 professional colleges in various disciplines such as medical, dental, fashion design, hotel management, engineering, management, nursing, education and law among others, along with 137 Army Public Schools with an aim to provide quality education at affordable cost.
The Southern Command, in a release issued, said that the Armed Forces of the nation were not only well-trained, but also well administered. While they ensure welfare of the serving personnel, they also undertake many a welfare measures for the veterans, spouses and wards of the Armed Forces personnel.
For veterans, the aim is to provide adequate assistance to take up an appropriate second career and for the spouses it is to provide or enhance their employability. Providing good quality education from primary classes to professional courses for the children of army personnel is a prime welfare activity conducted under the aegis of AWES, the release added.